P.O. Box 2012

Walla Walla, WA 99362

http://www.steppincountry.com

Cha Cha Mixer

40 count mixer dance

Choreographer Kaylaa Fox

Choreographed To
I'm Not Strong Enough To Say No by Blackhawk; My Maria by Brooks & Dunn


  /Closed position
1-2 MAN: Step forward and rock onto left foot, step back onto right foot in place
  LADY: Step back and rock onto right foot, step forward onto left foot in place
3&4 MAN: Cha-cha in place (left-right-left)
  LADY: Cha-cha in place (right-left-right)
5-6 MAN: Step back and rock onto right foot, step forward onto left foot in place
  LADY: Step forward and rock onto left foot, step back onto right foot in place
7&8 MAN: Cha-cha in place (right-left-right)
  LADY: Cha-cha in place (left-right-left)
   
  /Release man's right and lady's left hand to open single hand hold position
  CROSSOVER BREAK, PIVOT TURN
9-10 MAN: Cross left foot over right and step, step back onto right foot in place
  LADY: Cross right foot over left and step, step back onto left foot in place
11&12 MAN: Cha-cha in place (left-right-left)
  LADY: Cha-cha in place (right-left-right)
  /Release all hands
13-14 MAN: Cross right foot over left making a 1/4 turn to the left with the step, unwind 1/2 turn to the left
  LADY: Cross left foot over right making a 1/4 turn to the right with the step, unwind 1/2 turn to the right
15&16 MAN: Cha-cha in place (right-left-right) making a 1/4 left turn on these steps
  LADY: Cha-cha in place (left-right-left) making a 1/4 right turn on these steps
  /Man and lady return to face each other. Man faces OLOD and lady faces ILOD. Do not rejoin hands.
   
  PROGRESSIVE ROCK STEPS, CHA-CHA
17-18 MAN: Step forward and rock onto left foot, step back onto right foot in place
  LADY: Step back and rock onto right foot, step forward onto left foot in place
19&20 MAN: Cha-cha backward (left-right-left)
  LADY: Cha-cha forward (right-left-right)
21-22 MAN: Step back and rock onto right foot, step forward onto left in place
  LADY: Step forward and rock onto left foot, step back onto right foot in place
23&24 MAN: Cha-cha forward (right-left-right)
  LADY: Cha-cha backward (left-right-left)
   
  CHASE, TURN, CHA-CHA
25-26 MAN: Step forward on left foot and pivot 1/2 turn to the right on ball of foot, step forward on right foot
  LADY: Step back and rock onto right foot, step forward onto left foot in place
27&28 MAN: Cha-cha forward (left-right-left)
  LADY: Cha-cha forward (right-left-right)
29-30 MAN: Step forward on right foot and pivot 1/2 turn to the left on ball of foot, step forward on left foot
  LADY: Step forward on left foot and pivot 1/2 turn to the right on ball of foot, step forward on right foot
31&32 MAN: Cha-cha forward (right-left-right)
  LADY: Cha-cha forward (left-right-left)
   
  MAN PROGRESSES TO NEW PARTNER
33-34 MAN: Step to the left on left foot making a 1/4 turn to the left with the step towards LOD, step forward on right
  LADY: Step forward on right foot and pivot 1/2 turn on ball of right foot, step forward on left foot
35&36 MAN: Cha-cha forward (left-right-left)
  LADY: Cha-cha forward (right-left-right)
37-38 MAN: Step to the right on right foot making a 1/4 turn to the right with the step, step forward on left foot
  LADY: Step left foot in place, step right foot in place
39&40 MAN: Cha-cha in place (right-left-right) and go to a closed position with the next lady
  LADY: Cha-cha in place (left-right-left) and go to a closed position with the next man
  /On counts 39&40, lady may execute a full to the left turn in place.
   
  REPEAT
Choreographers Notes :
Closed. Man is on the inside circle facing OLOD. Lady is on the outside circle facing ILOD. Men progress to their left to new partner.